40 Australian Creatures You Never Thought Existed

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Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake (Hydrophis platurus)

Credit: ABC.net.au

While it is true that all Australian land snakes can swim. (Yes, you read that correctly.) Australia is also home to a few seabound serpents as well. The Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake may only grow to the length of around 1m they are far-roaming animals, typically inhabiting the deep, offshore waters of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Interactions with this creature of the deep are rare, but these snakes have begun washing up on Australia’s urban beaches more often in recent years.

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